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As farmers change, their environmental critics need to lift the conversation.
Buoyancy and confidence have brought more farmers to the Central Districts Field Days in Feilding.
Fonterra's chief financial officer Lukas Paravicini responds to Keith Woodford's column last week which stated Fonterra needs more capital:
Farmer contributions to the National animal identification and tracing (Nait) scheme have been reduced with the slaughter levy for cattle halved to 50 cents per tagged carcass.
AgResearch directors can expect a grilling from southern sheep and deer farmers in Gore tomorrow.
Grape growers hoping bad-weather forecasts will not put a dampener on the harvest, which is tipped to be one of the biggest and best yet.
Blustery wet weather courtesy of ex-tropical cyclone Lusi delivered welcome rain to Waikato farmers but most are not celebrating yet.
Veterinarians are warning farmers to begin preventative treatments for facial eczema after the recent spell of wet, humid weather.